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1. Complete the Idiom "Hell hath no fury like
(A) A women scorned ✓
(B) A burned woman
(C) A Women forgotten
(D) A Devil’s advocate

2. How many seats did the All India Muslim League win in the Central Legislative Assembly in the: 1945 elections in India?
(A) 40
(B) 35
(C) 30 ✓
(D) 60

3. Find the square of 35: -
(A) 4175
(B) 1125
(C) 1225 ✓
(D) 1245

4. World Humanitarian Summit (WH5) Conference was held on 23-24 May, 2016:
(A) Cairo, Egypt
(B) New York, US
(C) Istanbul, Turkey ✓
(D) Paris, France

5. Synonym of Malice is:
(A) Kind
(B) Pleasant Surprise
(C) Desire
(D) Hatred ✓

6. Who Was First Secretary General of the UN
(A) U Thant
(B) Dag Hammarksjold
(C) Kurt Waldheim
(D) Trygve Lie ✓

7. The First Round Table Conference was held in:
(A) Britain
(B) Delhi
(C) Calcutta
(D) London ✓

8. Gandhi Raised the slogan of “Quit India Which slogan did Quid-e-Azam raise to counter it?
(A) Drive and Rule
(B) Divide and Quit ✓
(C) Rule and Divie
(D) None of these

9. “Yaum-e-Takbeer” in Pakistan is celebrated on:
(A) 6 September
(B) 16 December
(C) 23 March
(D) 28 May ✓

10. The Largest Cricket Stadium of the World is:
(A) Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia ✓
(B) Eden Garden. Kolkata
(C) The oval. London
(D) Gaddafi Stadium Lahore

11. in Which Surah obligation of ablution are described?
(A) Al-Baqrah
(B) Al-Maida ✓
(C) Al-Noor
(D) Al-An'aam

12. Which one of following is considered to be one of the Father of Internet?
(A) Vinton Gray Cerf ✓
(B) Bill Gates
(C) Charlie Babbage
(D) Steve Jobs

13. The Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) Consist of: —
(A) Five Agencies
(B) Six Agencies
(C) Seven Agencies ✓
(D) Eight Agencies

14. Qazaf Means:
(A) False accusation of adultery ✓
(B) False accusation of robbery
(C) False accusation of rape
(D) False accusation of murder

15. if A and b together can complete a job in 15 days and B alone can complete it in 20 days. In how many days can A alone complete job:
(A) 60 ✓
(B) 45
(C) 40
(D) 30

16. Choose the synonym of: Sepulchral
(A) Cheerful
(B) Mournful ✓
(C) Resonant
(D) Roaring

17. Complete the Idiom “The more things change, the more they :
(A) Begin to improve
(B) Repeat history
(C) Stay the same ✓
(D) Resist change

18. In information Technology what does HTML stand for?
(A) Hyper Text Method Language
(B) Hyper Text Markup in Language ✓
(C) HyperText Markup Logic
(D) Hyperlink Text Markup Language

19. Head office of Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank is Located in City?
(A) Shanghai
(B) Doha
(C) Canton
(D) Beijing ✓

20. Ceasefire UN Military Observe Group in India and Pakistan established to report on violation.
(A) 1947
(B) 1949 ✓
(C) 1950
(D) 1951

21. What in the average (arithmetic mean) of the Positive intergers from 1 to 100, inclusive?
(A) 49
(B) 49.5
(C) 50
(D) 50.5 ✓

22. Complete the series 14, 20, 20, 40, 32, 64
(A) 52
(B) 56 ✓
(C) 90
(D) 126

23. The Ruling Muslim dynasty of India from 1320 to 1414 AD was: ~
(A) Slave Dynasty
(B) Tagluq ✓
(C) Lodhi
(D) Khilji

24. The tragic incident of Karbala took place during the month of Muharram in the Hijri.
(A) 55 AH
(B) 61 AH ✓
(C) 70 AH
(D) 72 AH

25. 'Confucianism' as a religious mythology originated in:
(A) Japan
(B) Greece
(C) China ✓
(D) Nepal

26. Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Prize winner, is known all over the world as the:
(A) Deputy Chairmen of Planning Commission of Bangaladesh
(B) Finance Minster with Hasin
(C) Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University
(D) Founder of Grameen Bank ✓

27. if there is no sun, the color of the sky would be:
(A) Orange
(B) Blue
(C) Yellow
(D) None of these ✓

28. When the stock market is rising it is called
(A) Bullish ✓
(B) Berish
(C) Hot
(D) Rising up

29. Find the odd man out 1, 5,7,11,12,13,17
(A) 1
(B) 7
(C) 12 ✓
(D) 17

30. Nanga Parbat, one of the most dangerous mountain to climb, is the  highest mountain.
(A) 4th
(B) 6th
(C) 8th
(D) 9th ✓

31. Imam Ghazaii was bom and died in which city of Iran
(A) Qom
(B) Tous ✓
(C) Mashhad
(D) Neshapur

32. Which of following is responsible for the largest amount of Oxygen of Earth?
(A) Algae ✓
(B) Trees
(C) Peatbogs
(D) Grass

33. Which is longest bone in human body?
(A) Stapes
(B) Femur ✓
(C) Fibufa
(D) Nebula


34. “Warsak Dam" has been built on the river:
(A) Indus
(B) Korang
(C) Kabul ✓
(D) Hingol

35. I which “Para of Holy Quran’ Surah Al-Momin is located?
(A) 24 ✓
(B) 26
(C) 28
(D) 23

36. In which year did Pakistan win its First Olympic Hockey Gold Medal?
(A) 1957
(B) 1960 ✓
(C) 1964
(D) 1065

37. Which of following provisions is a part of the Objective Resolution?
(A) Parliamentary system will be ihtroduced
(B) Parliament must be unilateral
(C) President and Prime Minister must be Muslim by faith ✓
(D) Fundamental rights of minorities

38. Which was the last major expedition led by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)
(A) Tabook ✓
(B) Conquest
(C) Khyber
(D) Badar

39. Who is the author of the book “Das Kapital?
(A) Karl Marx ✓
(B) Rousseau
(C) Hitler
(D) Lenin

40. Fill in the blanks: He is mindful ___ his status.
(A) For
(B) To ✓
(C) With
(D) of

41. The famous Qissa Khawani Bazaar is located in:
(A) Quetta
(B) Multan
(C) Hyderabd
(D) Peshawar ✓

42. A Portuguese explorer discovered the Sea route from Europe to India
(A) Fir Francis Drake
(B) Captain John Cook
(C) Christopher Columbus
(D) Vasco Da Gama ✓

43. 5/6+5/9=?
(A) 3/2 ✓
(B) 25/54
(C) 2/3
(D) 30/25

44. Harappa is a city in Punjab about 24 km South west of:
(A) Sahrwal ✓
(B) Multan
(C) Narowal
(D) Lahore

45. Synonym of CARNIVORE is:
(A) Dangerous
(B) Wild
(C) Meat eater ✓
(D) Trees

46. What is the Antonym of Opaque?
(A) Misty
(B) Shiny
(C) Covered
(D) Transparent ✓

47. The Headquarter of the International Court of Justice is situated in:
(A) Hague ✓
(B) Lisbon
(C) Geneva
(D) London

48. In which province is the town Dalbandin located?
(A) Punjab
(B) Sindh
(C) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
(D) Baluchistan ✓

49. Lack of vitamin C causes:
(A) Scurvy ✓
(B) Beriberi
(C) Blindness
(D) Teeth decay

50. What is meaning of “Itikaf
(A) Ablution
(B) Prostration
(C) Seclusion ✓
(D) Cleaning

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51. Opposite Democracy is: —
(A) Aristocracy
(B) Theocracy
(C) Dictatorship ✓
(D) Gather

52. Synonym of Melancholy is
(A) Dissolve
(B) Sadness ✓
(C) Joy
(D) Petty

53. Which Country was invaded twice by Germany in the 20th century and itself had brutally colonized
(A) Belgium
(B) Poland ✓
(C) France
(D) UK

54. Capital City of Albania is:
(A) Tirana ✓
(B) Belgrade
(C) Srebrenica
(D) Pristina

55. In which year was Nelson Mandela of South Africa awarded Nishan-e-Pakistan?
(A) 1990
(B) 1992 ✓
(C) 1994
(D) 1996

56. Enormous means:
(A) Hard
(B) Huge ✓
(C) Amazing
(D) Many

57. Islam was declared as the state Religion under the:
(A) Constitution of 1956
(B) Constitution of 1962
(C) Constitution of 1973 ✓
(D) 8"1 Amendment

58. Fill in the Blanks with the appropriate Preposition:

They have no one to blame for the trouble  themselves
(A) expect ✓
(B) expect for
(C) Neither A and B
(D) A and B Both

59. Identify the correct meanings of the idioms To cool one’s heels’
(A) To be Kept waiting ✓
(B) To be good and delicate
(C) To have a deal with trouble some person
(D) To praise someone

60. Who scored the first cricket test century for Pakistan in 1952?
(A) Nazar Muhammad ✓
(B) Hanif Muhammad
(C) Alimuddin
(D) Saeed Ahmed

61. Optical Fiber System is ?
(A) Telecommunication system ✓
(B) Eye Operation
(C) Air Raid System
(D) Defence System

62. Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy was?
(A) Prime Minister of Pakistan ✓
(B) Speak of the Constitution Assembly
(C) Ambassador to USA
(D) CM of UP

63. Indus Basin Treaty was signed in:
(A) 1960 ✓
(B) 1961
(C) 1962
(D) 1963

64. Akber Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died on 8 January 2017, succeeded ___ as the President of Iran.
(A) Syed Ali Khamenei
(B) Muhammad Khatemi ✓
(C) Mahmood Ahmed
(D) Syed Hassan Rohani

65. Choose the Passive Voice of the following Statement “All Agreed to What I Proposed."
(A) What I Proposed was agreed by all ✓
(B) What was proposed agreed by all
(C) What has been proposed by all -
(D) Alio of these

General Knowledge MCQs

66. Who is the current spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affair?
(A) Qazi Khalilullah
(B) TasneemAslam
(C) Abdul Basit
(D) Nafees Zikria ✓

67. If x+y=6, y+z=7 z+x=9 the average(arithmetic) of x, y and z is:
(A) 11/3
(B) 11/2
(C) 22/3
(D) 11 ✓

68. Ahmed Shah Masoud was a prominent leader of the North Alliance in Afghanistan. To which he belongs?
(A) Pashtun
(B) Uzbek
(C) Tajik ✓
(D) Hazara

69. The Book “Indus Saga and the Making of Pakistan “written by:
(A) Aitzaz Ahsan ✓
(B) Prof. Ishtiaq Ahmed
(C) Akbar S. Ahmed
(D) Mohsin

70. What is Sonia Gandhi's relationship with Mahatma Gandhi?
(A) Daughter
(B) Grand Daughter
(C) Daughter in law
(D) No Family ✓

71. 0.001=?
(A) 1/10
(B) 1/100
(C) 1/1000 ✓
(D) 1

72. Which one of the following Prime Minister of India has received the award of Nishan-e-Pakistan?
(A) Pundit Jawaharial Nehru
(B) Morarji Desai (1990) ✓
(C) I.K Gujral
(D) None of these

73. 3/1000 written as a fraction is: —
(A) 3
(B) 0.3
(C) 0.03
(D) 0.003 ✓

74. Who wrote the book “Being and Nothingness?'
(A) Albert Camus
(B) Jean-Paul Sartre ✓
(C) Bertrand Russell
(D) Rene Des

75. Which Prophet was titled as Zabeeh ullah?
(A) Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S)
(B) Hazrat Ismaeel (A.S) ✓
(C) Hazrata Ishaq (A.S)
(D) Hazrat Noah (A.S)

76. “Bait-e-Rizwan" was made to take the revenge of:
(A) Hazrat Hamza (R.A)
(B) Hazrat Usman (R.A)
(C) Hazrat Ali (R.A)
(D) Hazrat Usman (R.A) ✓

77. If x=3 then find the value of K from the equation 3X7 + (K-1) X+9+0
(A) -11 ✓
(B) 11
(C) -13
(D) 13

78. Who Succeeded President Zia-ul-Haq as the President of Pakistan
(A) Rafiq Tarar
(B) Ghulam Ishaq Khan ✓
(C) Farooq laghari
(D) Fazal Elahi

79. Of the Following which one is a military alliance?
(A) ASEAN
(B) NATO ✓
(C) NAFTA
(D) OECD

80. To Copy a Picture of the Screen ‘he Clipboard use:
(A) All Key
(B) Shift Key
(C) Print Screen Key ✓
(D) None of these

81. A small town in Sindh “Keti Bunder* is famous for.
(A) Historical site
(B) Gas and Oil field
(C) Fish harbour ✓
(D) Military

82. What does “to break the Ice’ mean?
(A) To Start Sleep
(B) To start a Conversation ✓
(C) To start friendship
(D) To cool

83. UPS is now widely used in households. What does UPS stand for?
(A) Uniform Power Strong
(B) Universal Product Support
(C) Under Panel Storage
(D) Uninterruptable Power Supply ✓

84. Give the total number of Prophets.
(A) 120,000
(B) 125,000
(C) 128,000
(D) 124,000 ✓

85.
(A) Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan ✓
(B) Khawaja Slaman Rafiq
(C) Raja Ashafq Sarwar
(D) Khizar Hayat Gondal

86. Jaundice is a disease in which the colour of the Skin becomes:
(A) Whitish
(B) Black spotted
(C) Reddish
(D) Yellowish ✓

87. Pakistan joined UNO in:
(A) 1947 ✓
(B) 1948
(C) 1949
(D) 1950

88. Select the correct meaning of: “To be above board:"
(A) To have a good height
(B) To be honest in any business ✓
(C) They have no debts
(D) To try to be beautiful

89. Country opposed Pakistan's application to join the UN in 1947?
(A) USSR
(B) Oman
(C) Cambodia
(D) Afghanistan ✓
90. Reykjavik is the capital city of:
(A) Greenland
(B) Norway
(C) Iceland ✓
(D) Finland

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